1985 GMC G2500 Maintenance

Maintain Your GMC G2500

Don’t let unexpected car trouble get the best of you. Stay ahead of potential problems and schedule a routine GMC G2500 maintenance appointment today.

Here’s Why 1985 GMC G2500 Scheduled Maintenance Matters

Take care of your GMC G2500 and it'll take care of you. With the right maintenance at the right time, your G2500 has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. But how do you know what service to get and when? There's no need to guess when it's time to get G2500 maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. Rely on the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been created just for your 1985 GMC G2500!

GMC knows your vehicle inside and out (they made it, after all!), so they’ve designed this schedule with your car’s unique needs in mind. Depending on driving conditions and climate in your area (as well as other contributing factors, like your personal travel habits), your car’s scheduled maintenance needs may vary; however, there’s a good chance that your vehicle’s recommended maintenance services will include fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your G2500 perform better, increase your vehicle safety, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1985 GMC G2500 problems later.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your GMC G2500

Bring your 1985 GMC G2500 to Firestone Complete Auto Care for factory-recommended maintenance services and a skilled technician will start the appointment with a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your G2500's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 1985 GMC G2500. Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. There’s a chance you’ll need a replacement sooner, but it depends on the climate in your area as well as your driving habits. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your GMC G2500 battery, and so can frequent short drives. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your GMC G2500 won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Staying on schedule for battery replacements and motor oil changes can support your engine’s overall performance and keep your 1985 GMC G2500 running newer, longer. To learn how often GMC recommends you have the oil changed in your 1985 G2500, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Keep in mind that your oil change interval could be different given your driving style and climate. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 1985 GMC G2500.

Routine upkeep for your GMC G2500 suspension and steering system can help you keep control of your vehicle at all times (plus, it can make for a smoother ride!). Don’t let a misalignment or pulling steering wheel put you in danger. You can count on Firestone Complete Auto Care’s trained technicians to inspect this system and, if needed, provide GMC G2500 steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Components within your GMC G2500's steering system require regular maintenance.

If you skip recommended GMC G2500 services, you could be feeling the heat on the road – literally! A malfunctioning A/C system or overheating engine can wreak havoc on your car. Don’t sweat it, though! Our technicians can take care of those issues, too. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have what it takes to provide top-notch service for your GMC G2500 engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Is it time to replace the radiator in your GMC G2500? We’ve got your back. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We’re on it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 1985 GMC G2500 maintenance and repairs.

So visit us regularly, or visit us urgently. Many locations are open on weekends and in the evening.

1985 GMC G2500 Maintenance Q&A

Take an active role in maintaining your 1985 GMC G2500. Get answers to common GMC G2500 maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What do I do if I hit a pothole in my GMC G2500? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When does my GMC G2500 need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your GMC G2500? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can I ignore dashboard lights on my GMC? Don't ignore dashboard warning lights! Bring your GMC G2500 in for a diagnostic code scan as soon as a dashboard warning light flashes on, whether it's your check engine or battery light. Dashboard lights alert you to trouble under the hood.